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Jen Dwyer is a ceramicist artist who makes socially engaged ceramic sculptures, paintings and functional art objects. For all inquiries please direct emails to: jenedwyer@gmail.com

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Born
San Francisco, CA

Lives/Works
TBD

Education

2019 MFA in Ceramics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Minor Gender Studies

2011 BFA in Ceramics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

BA in Environmental Studies

Minor in Art History

Grants + Scholarships

2019 Public Park + Historic Site Grant, Potato Creek Park, Indiana Arts Commission (upcoming)

2018 Professional Development Grant, Workshop with Lauren Gallaspy for China Painting, San Francisco, CA

Research Award, Material Grant, University of Notre Dame, IN

Nanovic Grant, Funded research trip to analyze 18thc. and 19thc. Porcelain at the Sèvres Porcelain, University of Notre Dame

Full Scholarship, Pristine Porcelain, Taylor Robenalt, Penland School of Craft

Professional Development Grant, University of Notre Dame, IN

Public Park + Historic Site Grant, Potato Creek Park, Indiana Arts Commission

2017 Public Park + Historic Site Grant, Potato Creek Park, Indiana Arts Commission

Professional Development Grant, University of Notre Dame, IN

2014 Scholarship Recipient, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2013 Scholarship Recipient, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

Residencies + Workshops

2018 Studio Artist Residency, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

2017 Artist in Resident, Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China

Learning to Look Workshop, Christina West, Alfred University, NY

2016 Artist in Resident, Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC

2014 Scholarship Recipient for Artist Residency, Contemporary Artist Center, Troy, NY

2013 Recent Graduate Residency, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Artist in Resident, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2011 Sustainability & Art Exploration Seminar, Auroville, India

Solo + Two Person Exhibitions

2018 Not For You, Bunny, Lucas Lucas Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Solo Show

2016 Sub.text, Pocosin Arts Gallery, Columbia, NC

2014 Gen Y, Con Artist Collective, Manhattan, NY

2011  No Man’s Land, Form/ Space Atelier Gallery, Seattle, WA

Balancing gallery, CMA Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 (upcoming)  Girls See Art, Ceramics Exhibition, New York, NY

(upcoming) Femme, Spoke Gallery x Juxtapose, Jersey City, NJ

2018 Small + Mighty, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Medusa’s Candlestick, See You Next Thursday, Brooklyn, NY

Contemporary Sculpture, Untitled Space, NY

Current Residents, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

Midnight, Paradise Palace Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Constructed Paradise, Fridge Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY

This is Not Art, ADAH Gallery, University of Notre Dame, IN

Room XX, Spring/Break Art Show, Manhattan, NY

Year of Resistance, The Untitled Space, New York, NY

Salon Show, The Sussex Contemporary, Ottawa Ontario

2017 Con Artist Collective Exhibition, Satellite Art Fair, Miami, FL

End of the Year Show, The Sussex Contemporary Gallery, Ontario, Canada

Ceramic Series: Sculpture Show, Canal Street Market, New York, NY

Shades of Gray, Kunsthuis Gallery, Crayke, United Kingdom

Good- Buy Gowanus, Gowanus Open Studios, Gowanus, NY

Spa Princess: Guide To Escape, The Sussex Contemporary Gallery, Ontario, Canada

What’s Underneath, Howl Magazine, New York, NY

She Inspires, Untitled Space, New York, NY

Veterans Art Project, South Bend Art Museum, South Bend, IN

Nasty Women Art Chicago, Moonlight Studio, Chicago, IL

The Personal Is Political, Non Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA

Uprise, Untitled Space, Manhattan, NY

2016 We Reject, Slate Arts, Chicago, IL

New Faces, ADAH Gallery, South Bend, IN

Tell Me More, Academic Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Natural/ Unnatural, Square Dot Plus Studios, Gowanus, NY

Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered: Found Object Art, A.D. Gallery, NC

South- West Brooklyn Exhibition, Nars Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Seeking Space, Bushwick Open Studios, Active Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Telestrations, Halyards: Gowanus Open Studios, Gowanus, NY

Winter Art Sale, Trestle Gallery, Gowanus, NY

New Members Show, Art:I:Curate, Manhattan, NY

Brooklyn Art Space Winter Member Salon Pop-up, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Celestial Sunset, Nars foundation, Brooklyn, NY

Working Artists, Academic Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2014 Best of 2014, Con Artist Collective, Manhattan, NY

Festina Lente, Con Artist Collective & Create, Art Basel, Miami, FL

Winter Art Sale, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Surfacing, Gowanus Open Studios, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY  

Submerged, GSS Installation, Governors Island Art Fair, NY

Seeking Space, Bushwick Open Studios, Active mGallery, Brooklyn, NY

Introductions: Gowanus Swim Society, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Video Screening, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The Socialist Realism Show, Mami Papi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Sun Tilt, Stylus Salon: Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA

Winter Members Salon, Brooklyn Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

The New Current, Red Current Gallery, Seattle, WA

Endless Exhibition, Con Artist Gallery, Manhattan, NY

2013 Winter Art Show, Recession Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Winter Art Sale, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Acid Cinema Presents: The Future, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY

Gowanus Open Studios, at Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

Fluctuations, Recession Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Fall Member Salon, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Creative Use of Everyday Things, Friedman Gallery, Manhattan, NY

Spring Member Salon, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Salon Show, Poetry Club, Brooklyn, NY

Winter Member Salon, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Winter Season Grand Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Realist Exhibition, West Park Art Gallery, Manhattan, NY

2012 Wandering Home, Sapphire Gallery, Manhattan, NY

Annual Artists Show, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

Open Walls, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

Lost and Found, Cakespy Gallery, Seattle, WA 4N5 Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011 Juried Show, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

3D4M Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Balancing Act, Thesis exhibition, CMA Gallery, University of Washington,

Lectures + Art Talks

2017 Artist in Residence Lecture, Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China

2016 Incoming graduate Art Talk, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Artist in Residence Talk, Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC

Auctions + Benefits

2018 Year of Resistance, Artsy Auction, Curated by Curated by Untitled Space Gallery

2017 Uprise, Artsy Art Auction Curated by Curated by Untitled Space Gallery

Publications

2018 Jen Dwyer and Ceramics As Resistance, Interview: The Femme Art Review  

The Untitled Space Gallery Checks in with Nasty Women One Year Later, Vogue, 2018

One Year of Resistance, The Guardian, 2018

How Artists See Trump's Presidency so Far, Widewalls, 2018

Artist Feature, Create Magazine, January, 2018

One Year of Resistance Exhibition Curbs Trump’s Enthusiasm, Featured Art, Flaunt Magazine, 2018

2017 Watermelon Millennial Escapism Via Surrealism Ceramics, Art Gorgeous Interview, 2017

Featured Artist, Wotisart, sixth issue, 2017

Jen Dwyer Tackles Trumpian Escapism with Abstract Ceramics, Bullett Magazine, 2017

Get to know the Legendary Women of the She Inspires Art Exhibition, Untitled Magazine 2017

14  Inspiring Artworks Celebrating Powerful Women, Bust Magazine, 2017

Fancy Pants Feature, Beacon Magazine, No. 3, 2017

Nasty Woman Tiles, Pink Things Magazine, 2017

The Growing Movement of Anti-Trump Art, News Week, Feature, 2017

The feminist art show challenging trump with voodoo and porcelain pussy sculpture, i-D Magazine,

Jen Dwyer: Representing Sexual Subjugation Through Sculpture, Howl Magazine (interview), 2017

60 Contemporary Artists Made Works to Honor Inspiring Women, Vice, 2017

2016 The New Age of Ceramics, First Edition: Gingko Press, Inc, Sept 2016, by Hannah Stouffer

2014 Design News, New York Magazine, by Trupti Rami, 2014                                                         Seeking Space Closing Reception at The Active Space, Art Fuse, by Nicole Durbin                                                                                                                            2013 Featured Artist, Vile Magazine, November Issue, 2013